Immersion meaning

ĭ-mûr'zhən, -shən
Immersion is defined as covering or submerging in something.

An example of immersion is when someone is baptized by being completely dunked under water.

An example of immersion is when you become completely absorbed in a book and don't look up from reading or pay attention to anything else.

An example of immersion is when you want to learn Spanish and you go to a special school for a month where only Spanish is spoken.

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The act of immersing or the condition of being immersed.
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The total submerging of a person in water as an act of baptism.
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Baptism performed by totally submerging a person in water.
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The obscuring of a celestial body by another or by the shadow of another.
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An immersing or being immersed.
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Baptism by immersing.
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Occultation or eclipse.
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(UK, Ireland, informal) An immersion heater.
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(mathematics) A smooth map whose differential is everywhere injective, related to the mathematical concept of an embedding.
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(astronomy) The disappearance of a celestial body, by passing either behind another, as in the occultation of a star, or into its shadow, as in the eclipse of a satellite; opposed to emersion.
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